Tag Archives: Internet

Hacker sentenced to 20 years in prison

Hacker Albert Gonzalez, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for participating in a cybercrime band that stole tens of millions of credit and debit card numbers. He hacked into computer networks of companies such as TJX, DSW, Barnes & Noble, Office Max and Dave & Buster’s.

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The most networked countries

According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Information Technology Report, the most networked countries are: Sweden, Singapore, Denmark, Switzerland and (on the fifth place) U.S. Read more at weforum.org.

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New York Times TV

Internet overtakes print in news , so print media switch to Internet and try to provide not only text but also multimedia. New York Times made a next big step toward this trend and it is offering a TimesCast. It is a daily video news program about the top stories The Times is following. It

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According to data released by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), victims of cybercriminals reported losses of $559.7 million in 2009. It is more than double the tally for 2008.

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Opera 10.50

Opera is launching today its newest browser – Opera 10.50 for Windows. Mac and Linux versions will be released soon. You can download Opera 10.50 from here.

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Netflix App for iPhone

Netflix thinks about creating an iPhone app which would give users all the same functionality that they have when streaming videos from Netflix on a PC.

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Most popular websites in Internet

Web analytics firm Compete released data for the top 50 websites in the U.S. Most shopping sites recorded a large drop in unique visitors since December 2009, tax services and travel sites are seeing very high growth rates. A complete list of top 50 websites you can find here. Below a list of top 10

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Twitter Phishing Attack

The phishing messages look like this: “Lol. this you?? http:// divinelink.net/?rid= http://twitter.verify.bzpharma.net /login.” Don’t click it. The link will bring you to a fake Twitter login webpage

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Social Media

According to a report from Pew Internet & American Life Project: 74 percent of all U.S. adult population go online. The most commonly-used online social network website is Facebook. 73% of adults have a profile on Facebook, 48% have a profile on MySpace and 14% have a LinkedIn profile. 8% of people who use internet

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